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διαλείπω , aor.
A.διέλι^πονAr.Nu.496: pf. “-λέλοιπαIsoc.12.5:— leave an interval between,τὸ ὀλίγιστονArist.Ph.226b28:—Pass., “διελέλειπτοa gap had been left, Hdt.7.40,41; “διαλέλειπται μικρὰ χώραArist.HA503a34.
2. intermit,τὴν ὀχείανId.GA757b4: esp. of Time, διαλιπὼν ἡμέρας τὰς συγκειμένας, ἐνιαυτόν, having left an interval of . ., Hdt.3.157, D.20.8; ἀκαρῆ διαλιπών having waited an instant, Ar.Nu.496; “χρόνον ὀλίγονIsoc.5.8; “πολὺν χρόνονArist.Pol.1299a37; later in gen., “μιᾶς ἡμέρας δ.Hdn.7.8.9; so οὐ πολὺ διαλιπών after a short time, Th.5.10: abs., opp. εὐθύς, Men.Sam.198, cf. Hyp. Eux.32.
II. intr., stand at intervals,δ. δύο πλέθρα ἀπ᾽ ἀλλήλωνTh.7.38; “πίτυες διαλείπουσαι μεγάλαιX.An.4.7.6; τὸ δέρμα ταύτῃ δ. is discontinuous at this point, opp. συνεχές ἐστι, Arist.HA518a3; τὸ -λεῖπον an interval or gap, X.An.4.8.13: impers., διαλείπει there are intervals, of the heavens, opp. πλήρη ἀστέρων εἶναι, Arist.Mete.346a36.
2. c. part., mostly with neg., “οὐ πώποτε διέλειπον ζητῶνX. Ap.16, etc.; οὐδένα διαλέλοιπα χρόνον διαβαλλόμενος I have never ceased to be slandered, Isoc.12.5; “οὐ διέλιπον . . παραινῶν πείθεσθαι . .BGU747i 7 (ii A.D.), cf. POxy.281.16 (i A.D.): without a neg., Luc. Vit.Auct.13, DMeretr.11.1.
3. of Time, διαλιπόντων ἐτῶν τριῶν, διαλιπούσης ἡμέρας, after an interval of . ., Th.1.112, 3.74; “τὸ διαλεῖπονthe interval of time, Arist.Ph.228b4.
4. in part., intermittent,διαλείποντες πνέουσιν οἱ ἄνεμοιId.Mete.362a28, cf. GA748a19; “δ. πυρετόςHp.Aph.4.43, Coac.139.
5. die, GDI1920.9, 2082.5 (Delph.).
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